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All links on our websites linking to other organisations are not necessarily “recommended” in that we agree with all views expressed.

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Middle Eastern News Websites:

URL Description Aljazeera TV website, based in Qatar. Alhayat newspaper, based in London. News website in Arabic and English. Links to news websites in more than one language. Syria Times website, local and Arab news.

Human Rights Organisations and Sources of Information

URL Description B’Tselem is the Israeli Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories. Its aim is to document and educate the Israeli public and policymakers about human rights violations in the Occupied Territories. This site provides detailed information about the conditions in the Occupied Territories. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is an independent legal body based in Gaza City, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic principles in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Gush Shalom means in Hebrew “peace block”. The site offers various good articles on issues of the Middle East conflict. Kibush (Occupation) Magazine supplies new summary and commentary by people opposing the occupation. HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual handles a wide range of human rights violations.

Action Groups

URL Description Ta’ayush, an Arab-Jewish Partnership, is a grassroots movements of Arabs and Jews working to break down the walls of racism and segregation by constructing a true Arab-Jewish partnership in political activities The International Solidarity Movement is a Palestinian-led movement of Palestinian and International activists. They utilise nonviolent direct-action methods of resistance to confront and challenge illegal Israeli occupation forces and politics. Machsomwatch is a women only organisation, aimed at monitoring the checkpoints, ensuring that human rights are protected there, and recording the results of observations about the situation in the checkpoints. Operating daily. The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
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Campaigning and Info

URL Description The National Stop the War website One World Column – Local people blog on things that matter. Housmans Bookshops, 5 Caledonian Road, King’s Cross, London N1 9DX,Tel 0207 837 4473 Bookmarks Book Shop, 1 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QE, Tel 0207 637 1848 Campaigning in solidarity with the people of Iraq. Iraqi casualties The campaign to reduce and abolish the Arms Trade. Eastern Region Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Justice not Vengeance. Anti-war group which has developed out of ARROW (Active Resistance to the Roots of War). Military families against the war. Women in Black.A loose network of women world-wide committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to war and other forms of violence. It is not an organisation, but a means of mobilization and a formula for action. Blocking the building of the new laser facility at Aldermaston Lakenheath Action Group. Campaign group against USAF base in Suffolk with 110 nuclear bombs. East Anglia Social Forum. Local news and initiatives ] Medialens. Correcting the distorted vision of corporate media. US based Newsletter

Campaigning for Middle East

URL Description Campaign against sanctions and military intervention in Iran Friends of Iran. A diverse association committed to challenge the denial of equal rights and to promote dialogue, mutual respect and understanding. Electronic Intifada.A not-for-profit, independent publication committed to comprehensive public education on the question of Palestine. The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy. ADDAMEER (arabic for conscience) Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association is a Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution which focuses on human rights issues. The Palestinian Return Centre is an independent academic/media consultancy founded and registered in the United Kingdom in 1996. It specializes in the research, analysis, and monitor of issues pertaining to the dispersed Palestinians and their right to return. Twenty-five years ago, John Pilger made a film called Palestine Is Still The Issue. It was about a nation of people – the Palestinians – forced off their land and later subjected to a military occupation by Israel. An occupation condemned by the United Nations and almost every country in the world, including Britain. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) was established during the build-up to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982 and support for the new organisation was greatly strengthened by subsequent events, and particularly by the massacres at Sabra and Shatilla. True Torah Jews Against Zionism is a non-profit organization formed by a group of religious Orthodox Jews dedicated to informing the world and the American public and politicians in particular, that the idealogy of Zionism is in total opposition to the teachings of traditional Judaism. Jews Against the Occupation is an organization of progressive, secular and religious Jews of all ages throughout the New York City area advocating peace through justice for Palestine and Israel. Indymedia UK is a network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues. The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs is a 100-page magazine published 10 times per year in Washington, DC, that focuses on news and analysis from and about the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region.
  • Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Hizbollah, talks of the US/ Israel plan to attack Syria and possibly Iran later this year (this now looks like November) and the pre-emptive effect of capturing the two Israeli soldiers which gave the pretext for the attack on Lebanon. To hear this 9 minute speech follow this link: (link removed by Youtube due to “terms of use” violation).

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